All wrapped up

I think I shall try this. What did you think?

The Snail of Happiness

My friend Kate* contacted me the other day to ask whether I’d ever tried making my own waxed cloth wraps for keeping food fresh. It’s one of those things that I’ve seen instructions for** but have never got round to trying: another thing on ‘the list’. Initially I thought that she was going to ask me how to do it, but it turned out that she was actually offering to make some for me – what a treasure!

And last week these arrived:

IMGP4886 waxed cotton wraps

They are made using beeswax and cotton fabric. I haven’t needed to use any of them yet, but I can see that, combined with some string or an elastic band or two, they are going to be really useful and a brilliant alternative to plastic bags and boxes… both at home and when going shopping. I suspect some of them might go on picnics…

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Author: yarnandpencil

I'm a Christian on the autistic spectrum blogging about life and my art/craft practice.

7 thoughts on “All wrapped up”

    1. I want to try them out but unsure when I’ll get round to it. I’ve plenty of fabric, just need to source the bees wax. I’ve got candle wax. I think that’s made from paraffin though. It would be a pretty way of taking food to school 🙂

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